FAQs - Sulphur Springs St Lucia!
Is the volcano and mud bath a safe experience?
The Sulphur Springs volcano is a dormant volcano (deep sleep volcano) and last erupted in the 1700's - over 200 years ago! It is now constantly being monitored for any irregularities or abnormal activities.
Have others been here before?
Of course! Sulphur Springs is a very popular destination and many people really enjoy coming here. One of the episodes from television series The Bachelor was filmed in these mud baths.
Are you allowed to rub mud on each other?
Yes. Many people have a great time playing with the mud. This is why we recommended to bring a darker bathing suite to this experience.
Where is this drive-in volcano located?
The Sulphur Springs are located in the historic town of Soufriere on St. Lucia's southwestern coast.
Can I bring a camera?
Yes, of course! In fact, it is encouraged so you keep the memories! Our team can capture some great moments for you that you'll remember when you come back home. It'll be lots of fun!
What should I bring to my mud bath experience?
We recommend bringing a dark bathing suite, your camera, a towel, and some sun screen. We will provide you with water and a nice lunch.
Must I go to Sulphur Springs with a guide?
While a guide is not legally required, it is highly recommended. Guides will give you a lot of information and make sure that you're getting the mud from the correct area of the volcano and capture fun moments that you'll remember forever.
Is there any physical activity required?
This experience is not physically challenging and many people of all ages have experienced this amazing hike. You will love it!
Is it true that the mud baths have healing qualities?
Yes, it is said that the mud baths can heal sun burns, eczema, arthritis, sore joints, and more.
I heard the volcano has a harsh smell, is that true?
There is definitely some truth to that. The smell is sulphur (hydrogen sulphide) which is emitted from the volcano itself. It's not pleasant, but being there is great for you!
What does visiting the volcano offer?
In addition to a great therapeutic experience, you will see a drive-in volcano, experience a fresh waterfall, and we'll do everything we can to make sure you enjoy your experience.
Is this a good family activity?
Yes! You will absolutely love your time at Sulphur Springs with your whole family. Many families come here because of the therapeutic attributes of the mud baths, it's a great time to rub the kids with mud and educate them on something new.
How does my booking work?
Once you book you will receive a confirmation email of the booking which you will be able to show your tour guide upon arrival. Please include any additional information inside the description.
What should I bring to my Sulphur Springs experience?
You should bring a dark bathing suite (that will not get dirty because of the mud), a towel, as well as possibily a change of clothes to feel comfortable after the waterfall experience.
Are there any safety concerns I should be aware of?
Yes. Just make sure you stay hydrated before arriving, the mud bath can be hot and forgetting to hydrate is not uncommon.
Who can I contact with questions?
We will provide you with a phone number for your tour agent to be sure that you can contact them at any time.